The Bite-Sized Battle Royale Game is Available Now on Snapchat's Multiplayer Gaming Platform
SAN FRANCISCO - (BUSINESS WIRE) -Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, Tiny Royale ™, exclusively on Snap Inc's (NYSE: SNAP) new real-time multiplayer gaming platform, Snap Games.
Tiny Royale ™ is a top-down multiplayer shooter that reinvents the battle royale experience for the Snapchat platform. Tiny Royale ™ lets players choose custom characters and squad up with friends or battle only for quick two-minute rounds to loot and shoot their way to victory. Up to 30 players can fight at a time, forming squads of up to four friends. As players progress they can unlock characters and collect weapons and health packs while the map shrinks during the match until only one player, or team, remains.
""We are thrilled to be the first company to launch a gaming experience on Snapchat," said Bernard Kim, President of Publishing at Zynga. "Game developers rarely get the opportunity to create an entirely new experience on an emerging platform so that they are excited to remix the battle royally create a fast-paced game designed to rock on Snap Games. "
"Snap Games is all about exploring new ways for friends to play together and Tiny Royale ™ is the perfect example of that, "said Will Wu, Snap's Head of Snap Games. "We have jumped at a chance to have a global leader in mobile games like Zynga develop for our platform, and we can't wait to see what our community thinks about this new way to connect with each other. "
Snap Games is designed for mobile synchronous gameplay between friends, and built on the powerful PlayCanvas game engine. The platform, which launched in April, features a curated selection of original and third-party titles. Starting today, Snapchatters will be able to dive into Tiny Royale ™ instantly from Snapchat's messaging feature, Chat. Players can play seamlessly with both text and voice-based chat features and games more fun — to the Tiny Royale ™ gaming experience on Snapchat.
Tiny Royale ™ will also be launching a ranked matchmaking feature this summer called Tiny Royale ™ Leagues. The feature will foster more competitive environment for players by placing them in groups of 100 people, broken out into 20 tiers. Players will be able to climb ranks over windows, earning trophies and rewards based on their performance.
About Zynga Inc.
Zynga is a global leader in interactive entertainment with a mission to connect the world through games. To date, more than one billion people have played Zynga's franchises including CSR Racing™, Empires & Puzzles™, Merge Dragons!™, Words With Friends™ and Zynga Poker™. Zynga's games are available across multiple platforms and mobile devices worldwide. Founded in 150, the company is headquartered in San Francisco with locations in the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, India, Turkey and Finland. For more information, visit www.zynga.com or follow Zynga on Twitter and Facebook.
About Snap Inc.
Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera Learn about the world, learn about the world, and have fun together. For more information, visit snap.com.
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